Tandem

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  1. mowbotman

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    We are getting a Tandem and need to transport it on the tow bar of our PVC,as anyone done this
     
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    Is a tandem not too wide to carry on the back of a PVC .. ?

    A tandem is 2.4 - 2.5 mt long

    Fiat Ducato van is 1.8 mt wide..

    do you plan to take a wheel off ?
     
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    Friends of ours carried their Tandem on the back of PVC and across the back of the car, yes it is quite wide but removing the front wheel shortens it conciderably and even more if you take out the back wheel and don't have mudguards, they used the Fiamma bike rack that was on when they bought it and just extended the rails a bit and put a quick release skewer in a block to hold the front forks.

    Ours goes in the garage(y)

    Martin
     
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    Good point @DBK they are called S&S couplings and you can buy a bike with them already fitted JD Tandems at Gargave are a good place to start.

    http://www.tandems.co.uk

    Martin
     
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    We carry a Tandam trike on our bike rack there are pics on here on a thread about tandams but I can't find it :(
     
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    Ducato is 2 Mtrs wide Tandem no front wheel 2 Mtrs exactly, just need to find a front fork locking devise ??
     
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    my mistake.. I quoted the internal payload width..
     

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